On April 21, 2015 around 5:30 a.m. a jogger came across a small grass fire near Canyon Drive and called the fire department. Approximately 400 meters from the small bush fire, the same person discovered a plastic jug with gasoline soaked paper inside that was on fire.
On April 23, 2015 at 1:28 a.m. the Hudson’s Hope fire department received a call of a structure fire in the Signal Hill area. The cause of this fire is unknown at this time and is still under investigation by RCMP.
It is not known at this time if the fires are associated but police suspect they could be.
As these fires are suspicious in nature, the Hudson’s Hope RCMP is reaching out to the public for any possible witnesses to these fires. If you saw anyone in either of these two areas hanging around or acting suspicious prior to the time the fires were reported, please Contact the Hudson’s Hope RCMP at 250-783-5241 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Cpl. D.J. (Dave) Tyreman
District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
North District and (Acting) Southeast District
4020 5th Avenue, Prince George B.C. V2M 7E7